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Best Wineries to Visit in Temecula Valley

Temecula Valley, within an hour’s drive of San Diego, Palm Springs or Orange County, bills itself as Southern California’s Wine Country. Though it …

Wineries

You Can Travel Around Italy for Less Than $25 This Fall

You can score great deals on high-speed train tickets between Florence, Rome, and Venice this fall.<p>Visiting Italy is a bit like discovering the …

Italy

Here's the app you need to make your iPhone photos look good enough for Tim Cook to share

It's World Photography Day, which means Tim Cook is celebrating in a very Tim Cook way: sharing #ShotOniPhone snapshots.<p>On Sunday, the Apple CEO …

Tim Cook

This Harry's Body Wash for Men Changed My Showers Forever

It just might be the best shower gel on the market.<p>You know the drill. Lather, rinse, repeat. Likely, I'm grabbing the first body wash I find and stepping into the shower after pressing snooze a couple times in the morning or after a post-workday workout. Despite being a grooming editor, I've never …

Lifestyle

A psychotherapist explains the 5 stages of changing your behavior

<i>Wait, just thinking about changing is a stage of change? That’s how you start to change — by thinking about it without doing anything?</i><p>YES.<p>The idea …

Dating

JavaScript for impatient programmers

A book by Dr. Axel Rauschmayer<p>About the book<p>Goal of this book: make JavaScript less challenging to learn for newcomers, by offering a modern view …

Web Applications

The 4 Best Insoles For Hiking

If your feet are killing you, it's hard to enjoy even the most beautiful hike. Luckily, there are insoles specifically designed for hiking boots, and …

Backpacking

Learn A Foreign Language Through Immersion Using TV Shows And Books With This App

Image: Pexels<p>When you're trying to learn a foreign language, there's no better way than being immersed in it. Language immersion, after all, is how …

Language Learning

Stretching Plays a Surprisingly Important Role in Weight Loss And Exercise. Here's How

It's not just a cool down.<p>There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the value – or lack thereof – of muscle stretching to accelerate recovery …

Exercise

AWS Lambda + Serverless Framework + Python— Part 1 : A Step By Step “Hello World”

I am creating a series of blog posts to help you develop, deploy and run (mostly) Python applications on AWS Lambda using Serverless Framwork.<p>You can …

Cloud Computing

Honestly, We Can't Believe These Stunning Colorful Lakes Are Real

If I'm being totally honest, it doesn't take much to give me the travel bug. Whether it's the promise of getting outside and exploring a gorgeous …

National Parks

Why You Should Start Planning Your Trip to the San Juan Islands Now (Plus 7 Amazing Vacation Rentals)

Summer may be winding down, but the San Juan Islands are just about to hit their sweet spot.<p>A mecca for whale watching, wine tasting, hiking, and …

San Juan Island

Learn a Foreign Language Through Immersion Using TV Shows and Books With This App

When you’re trying to learn a foreign language, there’s no better way than being immersed in it. Language immersion, after all, is how most of us …

Language Learning

How to catch the peak of the dazzling 2018 Perseid meteor shower

There's a way for everyone to watch the spectacular Perseids on Saturday and Sunday night as the annual meteor shower reaches its height.<p>One of the best shooting-star shows of the year (at least in the northern hemisphere) is probably best seen in North America from the northern Great Plains and …

Perseids

Here's the technique Navy SEALs use to overcome fear and adversity

The three of us are picking through the desert hardscrabble, collecting the packs another platoon stashed here earlier, when we hear a sound. We turn and look up the ravine toward the dirt road where we parked our truck a few minutes ago. A crowd of maybe 50 Afghan guys is standing up there, seven …

Military

Screens are killing your eyeballs, and now we know how

The "blue screen of death" is taking on a whole new meaning.<p>Blue light’s rap sheet is growing ever longer. Researchers have connected the high-energy visible light, which emanates from both the sun and your cell phone (and just about every other digital device in our hands and on our bedside …

Blade Runner

I went from sedentary academic to 100-mile marathon runner—thanks to the science of self-control

Most people have days they’ll never forget. For me, that day is April 26, 2011.<p>It was my first time appearing on National Public Radio. As part of the program <i>All Things Considered</i>, host Michele Norris interviewed me about my research that suggested increasing narcissism in pop music lyrics. Michele …

Self Control

What's The Best Workout To Help You Wake Up In The Morning? The Scientific 7-Minute Workout Can Give You A Surprising Boost

If mornings aren't your jam, and you hit snooze eleventy-million times before diving head first into a pot of dark roast, you probably don't have a …

Exercise

Navigate Hiking Trails With Hikepack

iOS: Navigating along roads is easy—just start up Google Maps or Waze—but finding your way on a trail in the woods tends to require a patchwork of …

Apps

Amazon’s Aurora Serverless database is now live

Cloud computing leader Amazon Web Services Inc. says its Amazon Aurora Serverless database is now generally available, having been launched in beta …

Cloud Computing

It’s Time We Code in English

If you are like me, you probably had the experience of going over code you wrote a few months ago and not understanding a single line. I know it …

Programming

How to Prevent the Widowmaker, the Mother of All Heart Attacks

It’s the deadliest heart attack there is. And it can strike seemingly healthy guys without warning.<p>Marlin Mowery was in Texas, participating in a new employee health and wellness program for his company, when he had a heart attack. It was his first meeting of a two-day workshop, and he had done one …

Holistic Medicine

How to Copy Your Windows Installation to an SSD

If you’re looking to upgrade your computer to a solid-state drive but don’t want to start everything back up from scratch, here’s how to transfer …

Linux

The $90 LED Light That Destroys Shower Mold For Good

A few months ago, we wrote about a mind-blowing bacteria-killing under-cabinet light, and it changed the cleaning game forever. And now, the brand …

Fungi

4 Kinky Sex Tips, According to Real Women and Experts

Kink isn't about whips and chains. It's about making small changes to have the hottest sex of your life.<p><i>Kinky.</i> The word can conjure up unsavory images: leather-clad ne'er-do-wells brandishing whips, the Gimp in <i>Pulp Fiction,</i> the terrible dialogue in <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i>.<p>It makes you wonder: Who needs …

Kinky

This Brilliantly Simply Trick to Remember Things Is So Effective, You Won't Believe You Weren't Already Doing It

I'm warning you. It's really simple. But I can't believe I haven't been doing this my whole adult life.<p>Sometimes the simplest solutions are best.<p>A couple of weeks ago, I took a summer Friday and headed to Rhode Island. It was a nice trip. One of the highlights: My wife and I joined my aunt and …

Rhode Island

"Big 5" Personality Trait Predicts How Good Sex Is for Couples in New Study

Partners must be careful to "not let it slip."<p>This National Orgasm Day, scientists offer a glimmer of hope for anyone freaking out about the orgasm …

Psychology

12 Exercises to Improve Your Posture

Having good posture is about more than looking good. It helps you to develop strength, flexibility, and balance in your body. These can all lead to …

Yoga

12 No-Equipment Exercises Top Trainers Swear By

If you've ever skipped out on your workout because you were a) short on time, b) in a cramped space, or c) lacking your usual dumbbells or resistance …

Workouts

Python is becoming the world’s most popular coding language

“I CERTAINLY didn’t set out to create a language that was intended for mass consumption,” says Guido van Rossum, a Dutch computer scientist who …

Kim Kardashian